Ex-div date: check
Negative Seeking Article: check
Uptrend line broken: check
First support at $16.10ish broken: check
50 dma at $15.63: Approaching like a magnet. The stock should bounce there. If it doesn't, $14.50 is the next target.
Manipulation? PV-10 analysis after depletion looks reasonable. Also please note that no institution is interested here at current prices. Largest fund holder is Claymore - and they are yield hogs rather than intelligent value shops. Good luck and best wishes:)